|Julene Bair "The Ogallala Road" - Jason Bosch|
Julene Bair spoke about her new book, The Ogallala Road, on Thursday, March 6th at 7:30pm at the Boulder Bookstore in Boulder, ColoradoAbout the Book:Julene Bair has inherited a farming empire, but part of her legacy is a share of the ecological harm the Bair Farm has done: each growing season her family pumps over two hundred million gallons out of the Ogallala aquifer. The rapidly disappearing aquifer is the sole source of water on the western plains, and her family’s role in its depletion h...
Keywords: Julene Bair; The Ogallala Road; Boulder; Book; reading; farm; Nebraska; ecological; Ogallala aquifer; water; privatization; globalization; environment; plains; west; money; capitalism; nature
|Occupy The White House • Keystone XL Pipeline Protest - Monte Barry|
Keystone XL Pipeline Protest at The White HouseOccupation in Washington, DC • Sunday • 6 November 2011photo by Joshua Roberts | ReutersNeil Young addresses Farmers Union Conference about Alberta Tar Sands• 10 September 2013 - When Neil Young speaks about the Alberta tar sands, hey says: “It’s like Hiroshima.”"The fact is, Fort McMurray looks like Hiroshima. Fort McMurray is a wasteland...
Keywords: OWS; Occupy Wall Street; Occupy White House; protesters arrested; Keystone XL Pipeline; TransCanada; Alberta Tar Sands oil; mining sludge; dirty oil; oil spills; water pollution; Ogallala Aquifer; environmental devastation; greenhouse gases; carbon dioxide emissions; global warming; climate change; deluge; drought; wildfires; downpours; flooding; economic devastation; James Hansen; Bill McKibben; Naomi Klein; Brave New Foundation; Neil Young; Monte Barry
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